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  • Posted: Jan 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Incorporated in 1918, Oceana Group is the largest fishing company in South Africa, and an important participant in the Namibian fishing sector. We are publicly listed on both the Johannesburg (JSE) and Namibian (NSX) Stock Exchange. Oceana is a majority black-owned company and a level 2 B-BBEE contributor. Oceana provided employment to 6 053 employees, of...
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    Learning & Development Specialist

    • Supports delivery against the Maritime Academy goals and strategy; updating learning solutions, building relevant functional/business capability on an on-going basis
    • Manage a professional, effective Maritime and Learning and Development implementation plan to support the business objectives
    • Development New Entrants into the Maritime Industry as per Oceana and the Maritime Academy's strategy
    • Conduct the Training Needs Analysis for relevant business areas and from this execute or develop initiatives that will ensure that the business training needs will be met
    • Identify Maritime skills development initiatives that will contribute to achievement of the organisational goals/needs/pipeline requirements in line with the BBBEE strategy
    • Coach and guide all relevant functional areas on learning and development processes and systems
    • Implement Skills Development Projects for the group in line with the BBBEE strategy
    • Work with the relevant HR team to ensure that departmental training records are maintained i.e. Workplace Skills Plan & Annual Training Report, ensuring that these are readily accessible and adhere to all the business and legal requirements
    • Provide assistance with the completion of monthly reports that fall within Learning and Development/The Maritime Academy.
    • Ensure the completion of SETA Workplace Skills Plans, Annual Training Reports for the group as well BBBEE Reports
    • Manage contracts, all grant applications and/or SLA's relating to all Skills Development matters and programmes, the training provider and the relevant SETA.
    • Develop, deliver and implement training solutions, calling in additional or specialised resources where required
    • Manage training resources and budget
    • Day to day management of the Maritime Academy as part of the Maritime Academy Team
    • Effective management of training providers and partners
    • Support the Academy Manager in the accreditation process for the Maritime Academy
    • Stakeholder engagement with key stakeholders to the Maritime Academy
    • Support the development of Small-scale fishers as per the Maritime Academy Strategy

    Knowledge, skills and attributes:

    • Experience in the Maritime Industry
    • Sea time an advantage
    • Understanding of the career pathways in the Maritime Industry including sea time requirements.
    • Competency and Capability development process knowledge
    • Assessor accreditation desirable
    • Local travel will be required
    • High degree of current technical knowledge
    • High degree of accuracy
    • Excellent Interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to apply initiative, good judgement and creative thinking
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Good business acumen
    • Ability to work under pressure and be dead-line driven

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Relevant tertiary degree
    • Minimum 5 years relevant experience
    • Experience in relevant development programmes / initiatives
    • Knowledge of the Skills Development Act, Skills Development Levies Act and Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment is advantageous
    • Experience or knowledge of digital / online presence and content strategy is beneficial
    • Previous experience in submission of ATR/WSP's and knowledge of SETA processes and requirements beneficial
    • Experience working with SAP is advantageous

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Oceana Group Limited on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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